Bug 131885 - There is an updated microcode for ia32 CPU's
Summary: There is an updated microcode for ia32 CPU's
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel-utils   
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Version: 2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Dave Jones
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URL: http://www.urbanmyth.org/microcode/
Keywords: FutureFeature
: 125090 132246 (view as bug list)
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-09-06 11:05 UTC by Péter, Soós
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:09 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-01-18 20:53:14 UTC
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Description Péter, Soós 2004-09-06 11:05:16 UTC
Description of problem:
The kernel-utils package contains ia32 microcode released May 1 2001,
but there is at least two microcode file released in 2004.
See: http://www.urbanmyth.org/microcode/

Comment 1 David Hollis 2004-09-10 04:17:22 UTC
I rolled my own kernel-utils using the 1.09 microcode_ctl (as the site
says, the app itself is unchanged, it just includes the updated
microcode.dat file) and it worked fine on my system:

microcode: CPU0 updated from revision 0x35 to 0x39, date = 06042003

I can't tell any difference, but it's newer so it must be better :)

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2004-09-10 19:19:47 UTC
*** Bug 132246 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2004-09-29 05:17:47 UTC
*** Bug 125090 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 4 Dave Jones 2005-01-18 20:53:14 UTC
went out into updates-testing today, will go to live updates real soon.

Comment 5 Steve Snyder 2005-09-15 03:22:03 UTC
Please note that the microcode has been updated again.  See: http://www.
urbanmyth.org/microcode/, or get http://www.urbanmyth.org/microcode/
microcode_ctl-1.12.tar.gz for the actual code.

Thanks on behalf of those of us whose motherboard vendors won't provide updates.

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